Pacific Ag, the nation’s largest crop residue supply chain, is expanding with a new field office near Fargo, North Dakota. The area has seen an increased demand for wheat straw reside for use in the diary, beef, mushroom and erosion control industries, so the company has hired local farmers and wheat straw providers, Tom and Stephanie Borgen as managers. They will be developing partnerships with other growers to match supply with demand.
“In Pacific Ag, Stephanie and I saw a company that shares our vision for how sustainable residue harvesting can help farmers add to their bottom line,” said Tom Borgen. “It’s a great chance for us to grow personally and professionally by working with a world class management team. Together we can more quickly and more widely expand the market for wheat straw by providing customers a professionally-managed supply chain that offers large-scale, consolidated supply, precise quality control and stable, competitive pricing.”
Pacific Ag focuses on harvest reside left behind combines. They have nearly 20 years experience and expertise in preserving soil health while reducing ash and foreign matter in the bale. They have trusted relationships with growers in California, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Iowa and North Carolina.
“Tom and Stephanie are a great addition to the expanding Pacific Ag team,” said Bill Levy, founder and CEO of Pacific Ag. “They have a strong reputation for integrity, quality and service among both growers and customers, and they will play a key role in establishing and managing our presence in the region. We look forward to leveraging our national supply chain system to increase opportunities for both growers and customers in the Upper Midwest.”